Congratulations to Northern New York Agricultural Development Program Co-Chair Jon Greenwood who received a PRO-DAIRY 2016 Agriservice Award at the Great New York State Fair yesterday.
NYS Agriculture Commissioner Richard Ball and PRO-DAIRY Director Thomas Overton presented Jon with the award that recognizing outstanding contributions of New York State agriculture through support of the PRO-DAIRY program.
Jon is the owner of Greenwood Dairy in Canton and guides the farmer-driven Northern New York Agricultural Development Program with Joe Giroux of Plattsburgh and Jon Rulfs of Plattsburgh/Peru, NY.
Rick Zimmerman, executive director of the Northeast Agribusiness and Feed Alliance, was also honored with a PRO-DAIRY 2016 Agriservice Award during the Dairy Day festivities at the Great New York State Fair yesterday.
“Both Jon and Rick have been excellent supporters of PRO-DAIRY programs and tremendous leaders within the New York dairy industry. Jon is an active collaborator on applied research and through his co-leadership of the Northern NY Agricultural Development Program has been a staunch ally to applied research and extension,” Dr. Overton said.